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    October 3, 2012
    5:00 - 6:00am PDT  

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win this critical game today? complete coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. well, good morning to you, welcome to a brand-new day it is already the middle of the week. let's check in with steve paulson. 80, i like it 75 or 08, it has gotten a little bit hot. >> okay being pam, for you -- okay, pam, for you no problem. the coastal fog should take the temperatures down. 60s and 70s and 80s, here is sal. traffic is moving along well on san rafael, and looks good all the way to 580, also the morning commute looks good on the way to the san mateo bridge out to the high-rise.
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let's go back to the desk. firefighters are still on the scene of a fire that left five people without a home. they are there where crews are still putting out hot spots. >> reporter: take a look behind me and you can see that truck is still in place and they are very busy and what they have is a partial roof collapse. there is a hidden void and even though there are no injuries reported in this fire they are still here making sure this fire does not flare-up again. now we have new video at this hour at the back of the building, the back of the home involved in this fire and that is where most of the damage is. firefighters are calling that damage very significant and in the high 6 figures but they are not going to know more until they can get in there and really look around. the first call is when the fire came in just after 12 to 15
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this morning. >> well i woke up, i heard a lot of firefighters and i looked out the window and saw big flames across the street. >> this is video you will only see on 2, as things really get underway firefighters got called to the scene. they are threatening the surrounding home and then there is that partial roof collapse so even firefighters themselves had to evacuate. four got out on their own but one person had to be rescued. >> the heat and smoke was above their heads so they entered
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into an atmosphere that would be challenging. >> the plan this morning is to continue to stay out here and make sure the hot spots are done. you can see one of the firefighter climbing that latter, they need to put some more on and they can do that. they are back inside their homes at this hour. residents are being put up in a hotel for shelter. as far as this investigation you have the street marked off, you have ashby avenue which has traffic still open and this is the hydrant they are using where it is located. so we will keep you updated on the morning news, ktvu channel 2 morning news. one person was hit by a
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fray train. the santa fe roadway is investigating the incident. built up frustration over a deadly police shooting boiled over... >> can you remove those folks who are still standing and refused to take their seats... >> that is council president larry reid, they are protesting the shooting of alan blueford which they say was unwarranted and unjustified and his mother was there demanding the police report on the shooting. if you have kids, you are so lucky you never have to bury your kids, my son is gone... >> he gave the police report to the alan blueford family and they say that report still leaves a lot of unanswered
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questions. they say they pointed a gun at the police officers. it may actually have been an assassination on americans in mexico city. they fired on an american embassy suv. there is evidence that a drug cartel infiltrated the police and master minded the ambush. two cia agents were wounded in the attack. the u.s. is mapping out a plan to take out the people responsible for the attack on the consulate. the u.s. is currently gathering intelligence and compiling suspects. options could include drone attacks and joint missions with libyan forces however the obama administration is not expected to approve a strike before the november election. the first of three
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presidential debates will be held tonight in denver. they are bringing up controversial video of president barack obama from five years ago. the details about that 5:14 when we take you back here live to washington d.c. we know they are already in the playoffs the oakland a's and he is already at the coliseum, good morning alex. now the as are going into a one game showdown for the showdown. if they can win they will be division champs and you can bet, a's are taking on the rangers for a very meaningful final game of the season. that was the strike out that
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sealed the deal last night. the a's beat the rangers and that put them in a tie for first place in the al west. they have not even had a share of first place up until now and of course the team is red hot while the rangers are struggling and last night gerard belmont also known jonny gomes was asked about the critical game. >> i am not going to lie to you, we have rallied around each other and we have checked another one off the list and that's a big celebration after a win last night. >> fans at box offices will be buying tickets and if they win today they go straight to the division series this weekend if they lose they will play a do or die game against the baltimore orioles or the yankees. you can expect the coliseum will be packed for the season
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finale and again first pitch 12:45, ktvu channel ktvu channel 2 morning news. alex savage. if you have some photos you would like us to see, send them. we might just put yours on facebook as well. >> i know i have some photos i don't want you to see. >> just kidding. halfway through the week, are we in a good mood, i think we are. traffic would certainly give you reason to be in a good mood, we are starting off well, i know you are out there trying to function, westbound 80, that traffic looks good as you head out to the mcarthur maze and
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bay bridge toll plaza, this morning's commute looks good as you drive through. remember, alex has been saying it and we have been talking about it big game at the coliseum and traffic implications are it should be over at 4:30 5:00 and they should be leaving in the middle of the early evening commute. let's go to steve. for most and for everybody it's clear but for most there is a west wind and it is half and half. a little bit easterly and more locations showing nothing too strong but it is on its way. large and in charge, 101 kicked in and 104 in gilroy. san rafael in gilroy, it was hot. ken field 99, or 95 mountain
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view tied at 96. today 60s and 70s, it could be a west wind incase that kicks in earlier. i think we come down about 5 to 7 degrees. mid-60s. west southwest, still a couple of locations but that looks to be starting to wind down. a little system is coming in moving into montana. it will draw this one up here and it will give us a continuation of fog. it is close but it has started the west wind. if that west wind starts earlier, it is still warm to hot inland. but for today, maybe a few, 60s
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and 70s and 80s, much closer, carry that into the clouds and i think the main message is cooler and breezy. the remarkable story, survival of a dog stuck inside the grill of a car for 11 miles. amazing story of survival and how this dog is doing. as you drive to 101, we will tell you about the morning commute and the bay area weather.
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. they ordered a report for 9 police shootings. they stated they were sympathetic towards fellow police and police officers who opened fire did not face an immediate threat. officers as well as others may well be disciplined. they will consider outsourcing police services in order to save money. however the santa clara sheriff's office just pulled out of the building to take
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over law enforcement. they will let the public vote on whether they should let the city outsource police services. president's ties to germ my wright they tell us about an old video that is resurfacing before tonight's debate. >> reporter: mitt romney said he had nothing to do with releasing this video and it shows president barack obama is engaged in decisive class warfare. it is a speech at a historically black college and in he praises reverend rite who da -- reverend wright after he has since denounced him. >> where is your dollar, what is happening down in new
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orleans, makes no sense, tells me the bullet has not been taken out. >> releasing the video is a transparent to change the subject to mitt romney's more recent talks and he took a break while mitt romney went somewhere else. the two scare off from denver. reporting live allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. people around the bay area are invited to watch debating parties tonight and it will be in san mateo count and antioch starting 5:30 tea party express are holding events at a group called technology for obama will hold a debate party. they will challenging california's new law to ban
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therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbians straight. they are asking them to rule the law unconstitutional. governor brown signed the law and it is scheduled to go in effect january 1st. they are talking about suzy the dog. she ran out in front of a car, he slammed on his breaks thinking he avoided hitting her and somebody flagged him down saying there is a dog sticking out the grill of your car. animal control officers came, pulled her out of the grill, she was in shock but alive. that is when susie's story came to the news. >> i have no idea how she made it without getting killed. it is just amazing. >> yes, it is amazing, she survived, she only had a
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concussion and a chipped tooth and now they call her the miracle dog. >> that is quite a story. 5:17 is the time. we have a look at traffic, here is more. dave, pam, we are off to a decent start. in the 4:30 hour, things have started. this is a look at 880 westbound and traffic is moving along well heading out to the toll plaza which light. -- which is light. 280 all the way up to the 880 split, no problems on the drive heading to the kings street area. and on the map system freeways look good let's go to steve. hot, hot, hot, as you know nice tweet from dominic, when it's going to cool off. there is a west wind at fso so
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things are changing, no fog yet, high pressure, it was drinking its power shakes and just said i am kicking it big time. but today, 80s and 90s unless you are really far inland, around the bay it will be nice around cooler by the coast even though it is mostly sunny. still rather mild, i'll say. livermore 64, my brother said paulson is still too warm here, i am working on it, believe me and here we go. west at fso, things are ramping up, big strong system, montana is drawing up this map and as it does, it will increase the west wind or the on shore breeze, that will also give us a cooler pattern. you can drop a good 5 to 15 or
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20,000 by the coast. there is still a slight component and it is 60s and 70s, 80s and 90s but much cooler we carry it into friday maybe a few isolated showers and cooler and breezy with 70s for highs by the weekend. spain's prime minister said he will ask for more bailout money. they finished the day trading overnight. japan anti-want closed down just about a half of a percent each. checking in on the numbers a little bit of a mixed future for the -- mix opening for the futures and we'll see what happens when they open backup tomorrow morning. metro stock opened after a year
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and a half and could be acquired by temo bill company. metro pcs, they say there is no guarantee negotiations will result in a sale. two carriers use different technology to help with data. news warnings about nutritional supplements. he got a standing ovation for striking out.
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. there are problems with one out of every five supplements and some of the products violate federal law claiming they can prevent diabetes or cancer. one submitted a handwritten college term paper as proof of its claims. he well for the 4th year, the number of births is down. they dropped 1% in 2011 and it may be a good sign in previous years two to three% and some say it could be a sign more
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people are more confidence about the future. this is day two at santa rosa hospital. dozens of nurses are going back to the picket line and they want to pay more for health coverage and take more for some shifts. they are also paying for the shortfall when the affordable act does into effect 2014. >> all we have to do is position ourselves to get ready for those cuts. >> and hospital had to hire replacement nurses so the walkout will continue until saturday. an incredible story about a baseball player on the very first pitch he faced. he was first hit by a pitch seven years ago in his first
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major league game. he struck out against dick cheney and he was not in for long but look, he got a standing ovation. >> it is going to last an eternity for me. however long it was, it is 33 more seconds and he was hit on his first pitch back as a rookie. he signed a contract and has been signing trying to get back in the batters' box. well they continue today in san francisco, but the big event is or call appreciation night. they tested the lights for the big concert and the kings of leone, the group that does by
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the letter x will be featured as well. they will have an approved voice band for the open events. we know how to move around the event because sal has more on your commute. we will start southbound and take a look at 280 northbound and you can see traffic is moving a long nicely and if you are moving on the sunole grade, this drive moving along nicely. >> hot, hot, hot, 90s in the cities, steve. >> 90s, 100s. still not as warm inland with 90s. how about some great news if you are a fan of the oakland a's and we will give you a report on why they will be staying in only land -- oakland
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october 3rd, i am dave clark. >> and let's check in with steve paulson. >> the fog is not there but the west wind is definitely starting to turn things around and everybody was just calm and temperatures soared. it was tough by the coast, 60s and 70s inland, here is sal. traffic looks good on the san mateo bridge, no major problems. that looks good approaching the 880 split let's go back to the desk. two men in san jose were shot minutes apart on the same block. jeanine della vega is live to tell us what happened and the condition of the victims. what do you know, jeanine? >> reporter: police tell me a short time ago these were both a driveby and happened within
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minutes of each other. neighbors called and police found a 20-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. he told officers he was walking his bike and the next thing he knew he was getting shot at. at the same time he said he was being shot at and he told police he was walking on he will can hone -- ill can hone and he told police he was shot in the buttocks. >> as far as we know it is a random act and two victims were shot at last night. >> the locations of the shootings were a block away. they did interview witnesses in the area. >> reporter: they don't have much to go on and they don't have a description of the vehicle or where they were leaving to. as far as arrests, they don't
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have anybody in custody, jeanine della vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> these are live pictures we have at the scene. there is a lot of damage particularly to the back of the home. they are putting out hot spots and a big part of the roof collapsed and crews had to be pulled back away from there. there were five people inside and they were evacuated and the house was destroyed. no word of any injuries but firefighters say they don't think it was suspicious. >> all lanes are back open after a messy accident overnight. it happened near the hillcrest off ramp last night. highway patrol tells us a dark car hit the center divide and slammed into an suv.
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they suffered moderate injuries but the situation could have been a lot worse. >> somebody was weaving and they got the airbag saved his life. the other driver was arrested on suspicions and they shut the area down until they could clear the scene. they are looking for somebody throwing objects from an overpass. >> all three incidents happened near g street and anybody with information is asked to call police. occupied protesters will march to chevron revine are you. -- refinery. there is a reminder for all
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drivers today, today is national walk and roll to school day. so keep your eyes peeled, you will see more students walking and riding their bikes to school. students and parents all over the bay area plan to take part in this annual event. organizers say the whole golden courages healthy habits and also reduces pollution. well the news gets better and better for oakland a's fans. it appears the as will stay in the east bay for a while. they are at the coliseum with all the good news, good morning, alex. >> yes, if they can win today, they are division champions and of course they want more and they are confidence going in for the final game of the season. the first pitch, 1235 taking part in a pressure packed
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personality. that was the strike that gave the chance at the division title. that put them in a tie for first place. now they have not had a share for first place all season long until now. now the rangers are having a bit of trouble and they go straight to the division series which starts straight this weekend. it starts friday against the baltimore orioles or the yankees. fans are snatching up playoff tickets each though they are far from settled. to come here and have to go quick is a problem. >> on this remarkable run, there is good news for the team to stay here in oakland.
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it will likely not happen until 2018. it is a five-year lease extension and they are reportedly interested in reaching an agreement. even if they were to build a new ballpark it would not be done for five years anyway. they expect it to be packed for the final game of the season a one game showdown for the amount of l west , a l-west showdown. in oakland alex savage ktvu channel 2 morning news. sal is back watching our commute, so far nice and quiet. we just mentioned the as as alex mentioned and you know, we will remind you have that. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza as it looks good getting into san francisco, no problems there and as we do mention 880
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quite a bit, we have a camera, just remember, the games should be over and you get the point, if you drive here every day especially with the morning commute. this traffic is moving along nicely driving to sunny veil on 101. let's go to steve. santa cruz was 95, they do have a west wind, fog is out there, it is trying but it is clear and this is always a challenging forecast. just letting you know. the toughest temperatures are in the 90s and they say it's
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going to drop 20 degrees. santa rosa that was downtown and 93 today, sap hose tied a record high so you folks pat yourselves on the back and you will go 88 today. everything is looking like it wants to do that. 50s and 60s, you get up on the higher elevations and there are some really warm temperatures. southwest is calm. big cold system, this little guy, that is heading towards us and may give us some partly cloudy skies. cooler for most, 60s, 70s 80s coast and bay, a few locations
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might push 100 in clear lake and ukiah, here comes a big fog bank with a much cooler weekend and 70s for highs. firefighters want to keep people out to reduce the risk of anybody accidentally starting a fire. they say the scorching heat and low humidity makes homes especially vulnerable. they will look and determine whether they can reopen the park tomorrow. if you hear a really loud siren, don't be surprised. >> okay, you can wake up now. the emergency tsunami sirens will be cranked all the way up to test them. this is different and the monthly tests are at a low volume. they will begin at full volume and will last from one to three
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minutes. and they are cracking down. they are taking the freedom of expression a step too far. a preview of tonight's presidential debate and the reason they are trying to lower expectations. good morning if you are driving in marin county any time soon, more traffic and weather, straight ahead.
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. it will still be warm to hot inland, 60s and 70s closer
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to the coast. here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following at 543. this is what it was like inside the oakland city council, dozens were protesting and they wanted to release a police report. the officer involved shooting that left alan blueford dead. they turned over what is called a redacted report but his family said that is not good enough. firefighters are still putting out hot spots here after an early morning house fire in berkeley and five people got out with their lives from that house. no injuries were reported. the cause is still under investigation and it does not
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appear to be suspicious. both were shot by a car going by as they walked on different parts of easy street. those two men were in the hospital now, they are expected to survive. in election news, all eyes will be on denver. reporter sandra joins us from denver with a preview, sandra? >> good morning pam and dave all the debate preparation will be put to the test tonight in their first showdown and with the focus on domestic issues, you can see both candidates drawing a stark contrast between each other. >> reporter: while organizers put the final touches on the debate stage they are putting the final touches on the debate skills. the first showdown between president barack obama and mitt romney will focus on domestic
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issues with heavy emphasis on the economy something we heard a lot about on the campaign trail. >> what i am most concerned about is having a serious discussing about what we need to restore security for hard working americans. >> do you want four more years with 23 million people struggling to find a job? >> reporter: mitt romney told reporters at a recent campaign stop the debate is not about winning. >> governor romney is the underdog but he will be ready on the issues which is what this is about. >> they are spinning on the incumbent favor saying the debate will challenge the debater. >> they will be held to account for more than what they have been held to account for as far as the facts and details. >> both know every question
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counts and fumbles can be costly. >> quite a few have lost an election with a debate. >> mean hook happens could decide what happens on neve 6th. live in denver, back to you. our coverage starts at 6:00 and we will be streaming the debate live on ktvu channel 2 morning news mobile and our ipod app. they will protest outside of chevron's richmond refinely and it is a response to that fire at the refind are you. they want reduced emissions and they plan to march at 3:00 this afternoon. yesterday city council passed a
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resolution requiring chevron must pass higher standards when they rebuild the unit that caused the fire. they could be in danger of being hit by some space junk. they plan to move into a different orbit laid tonight our type. now it is a matter of routine and it's actually more than a 1 in 10,000 chance of hitting the station. there are two americans on board right now. and it was a horrible ferry accident. the ferry was damaged but made it back to port. both captains were questioned and released on bail and now they will rely on maps and audio recordings. in san francisco, they may have to cover up because of a
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new proposal. his office is getting a lot of complaints about naked people hanging out near 17th and market streets in the castro districts. now he is proposing a ban on naked people. >> san francisco is a liberal and tall ran and wonderful place and there is a place for public nudity but it's not out all over our neighborhoods. >> violaters will be fined for the first offense and 200 for the second offense. if it happens a third time, there could be a $500 charge or a misdemeanor charge. how is the commute doing, sal? >> well, we want it to be nice and calm out there. we don't want a lot of surprises so this is a lot
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between walnut creek and oakland. that looks good and if they are driving between the tunnel, it has not become two critical levels yet. a month and a half ago, it was light and it might as well be the middle getting up when it is dark. here is a look at the westbound traffic getting into the city. so far so good, we tonight have a lot going on in the valley, 5:50 let did to steve. we have a little bit of a breeze half-moon bay is in there an "f" s o has a west wind, it looks like sunset district and richmond has a
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west wind and the fog is not there yet, temperatures were just crazy hot, just nutty. we'll see 60s and 70s by the coast, it will be cooler and 80s, may be a little too warm for some of you. it was my mom, 75, 76 is too hot. 80s and 90s inland. 50s for some, it is still really warm, still calm for most and fso is calm. things are showing signs there, we are waiting for this low which has been there for a week and a half and to start move inginto montana that will continue the tooling. it was 101 at gilroy.
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today cooling begins and takes us to friday. cooler for most, sometimes it takes time to get those inland areas to drop. closer to the beaches and again, it's still early, we have a ways to go and that is showing signs of picking up and going right into the weekend. >> there has been a rare victory on pier as i issues. they are pulled coca-cola from their website because it is notorious for providing music. they are finding out local and international concerns about the site. it is the 6th popular and especially those who want to give more to technical savvy customers. they are looking at the books and at the same time
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richard schultz is looking to see if they buy out the company. he owns 20% of best by and no discs are -- decisions are likely to be made. this is the crime fighting oakland needs, a new tool they will get in their hands and it helps make the community safer. plus, it looks like a military invasion. the reason even a hoover craft will be invading today. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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. good morning, temperatures by the coast will take the biggest drop, it certainly will be in the 90s. it is called tip watch. you can send an anonymous text to police and we will find out more about it when they release it today. 18 teaching jobs are being ill eliminated. they are doing combination classes. all 23 of the district's
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elementary school is making changes because enrollment is lower than expected. it will save the district 1.2 million dollars. friday, blue angels will making practice runs for fleet week. don't be alarmed if you say helicopters and they are going to be participating in a disaster response exercise. this morning a hoover craft will be landing on ocean beach and traffic could be rerouted in that area so be aware. and we have posted a schedule of events including when the blue angels will be performing. sal, let's take everyone where they need to go, sal? we don't have a lot going on which is great just to start off the morning with not a lot of major problems and northbound looks good for the
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drive and on 680, livermore, the whole thing, it is getting crowded and we are seeing scattered brake lights, gets go back to dave and pam. more disruptions at oakland city hall. >> what mother would not want to know what happened to their baby the night he died. >> a mother is demanding answers about the shooting that took her sons' life. why this fire was really tough to control. >> it was on the coast, it will be cooler today, we will tell you how much in two minutes. you disgust me.
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